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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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Nov 3, 2018 David Lisot Video Library
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Learn about this almost-forgotten nation of nomadic horsemen who conquered, ruled and survived against the growth of the Roman Empire for over 400 years. In this presentation you will see and learn: * background of Parthia that was founded by Arsaces I and the extent of his empire * basis of its coinage and the Greek influence * examples of the deterioration of coinage style * how to read Parthian coinage * story of Musa, the only Parthian queen to be depicted on a Parthian coin * different...
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Perkins School for the Blind
Feb 18, 2018 Perkins School for the Blind; Industrial Home for the Blind (IHB), now called Helen Keller Services for the Blind
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A 29 minute long, color film, that celebrates the legacy of Anne Sullivan by highlighting the deafblind programs at Perkins and the Industrial Home for the Blind in New York, now called Helen Keller Services for the blind. This film also highlights programs for adults who are deafblind and features the lives of eight successful men and women who are deafblind.
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Topic: Perkins
Newman Numismatic Portal
May 9, 2016 Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists
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John Adams speaks at the 11th annual PAN convention, November 11, 1989, on the subject of historical medals.  Adams is introduced by John Burns. 
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Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Lincoln Programs at the Allen County Public Library
Jan 23, 2016 Klein, Fritz
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Nationally known Lincoln presenter, Fritz Klein presents a program focusing on the life of Abraham Lincoln.
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Topics: Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln at the Library Series, Abraham Lincoln presenter, Civil War Reenactor,...
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
Aug 19, 2011 Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Dr. Bruce D. Ragsdale, and Arnold R. Josselson
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Ballistics experiments conducted by shooting bones embedded in gelatin blocks, done at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology by Dr. Bruce D. Ragsdale, M.D., Orthopedic Pathology Department, AFIP & Arnold R. Josselson, LTC, USAF, MC, Forensic Sciences Department, AFIP. Film is circa 1970.
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Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, firearms, ballistics, Civil War
Newman Numismatic Portal
- American Numismatic Society
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Curator Peter van Alfen discusses the history of the American Numismatic Society's J. Sanford Saltus Award and the medallic art of its 2011 recipient, João Duarte.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Counterstamps, including royalist mint and military stamps. Speaker(s): Max Keech.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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This presentation addresses each of the denominations of the Republic of Mexico beginning with the first year of issue of each mint. Speaker(s): Dave Busse.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Hear the story of the mint in Georgia where some many rare gold coins were created in the early 1800's. Speaker: Carl Lester.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Hear the story of the mint in Georgia where some many rare gold coins were created in the early 1800's. Speaker: Carl Lester.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Hear the story of the mint in Georgia where some many rare gold coins were created in the early 1800's. Speaker: Carl Lester.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Find out why people come to the convention, Convention report from Doug Davis, How to become a TNA volunteer, Market report, TNA Presidential report and In memory of Steve Sanders and Barnard Loebe. Interviewer: David Lisot.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- American Numismatic Society
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A visit to American Numismatic Society's vault, where coins retrieved from trove sold by Hispanic Society are identified & sorted.
Topics: Numismatics, April Fools
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Richard is president of the largest coin collector club in the state of Texas. He talks about holding the annual Coin and Currency Show and why TNA is such an important organization for collectors. Speaker: Richard Laster.
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Early Mexican coins were one of the first worldwide currencies. Many countries counterstamped these coins to validate their useage. Speaker: Kyle Ponterio . Running time: 53:10.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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This series consists of many rarities and varieties in this newly released information. Speaker(s): J.R. Rollo.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Video from the Numismatics With Kenny Series (https://numismaticswithkenny.com).
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- US Mint
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Part 1 of the "Then & Now" video series looks at the early years of the Mint, featuring 1940 documentary footage from the US National Archives​.
Topics: Coins, US Mint
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Curator of the Kunstmusuem Moritzburg Halle Ulf Dr?ger shares the significance of having the Otto Beh Chinese coin dies donated by Michael Chou of Champion Auctions. He explains the history of the dies and why they are so important to both China and Germany. Speaker: Ulf Draeger, Kunstmusuem Moritzburg Halle. Running time: 3:00.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Produced from 999.5 pure platinum, the new Vienna Philharmonic coin features the same award-winning design by Austrian Mint head designer Thomas Pesendorfer as its gold and silver counterparts Speaker: Gerhard Starsich, CEO, Austrian Mint. Running time: 3:36.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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The Professional Coin Grading Service has offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia to grade coins and detect counterfeit issues. PCGS Vice President, Mark Stephenson, talks about third party grading and attending the World Money Fair in Berlin. Speaker: Mark Stephenson, Vice President, PCGS. Running time: 4:10.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Part of Whitman Publishing continuing series of books called the "100 Greatest" in numismatics this presentation features the new book that addresses the medals and tokens of America. Hear the story of its creation from researcher Katherine Jaeger and noted numismatist and coin author Q. David Bowers, co-writers of the book. This insider's perspective with color examples of many of the medals includes: * how the medals & tokens were chosen for inclusion and how the research was...
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Edmund Moy was Director of the United States from 2006 until 2011. He shares story about his tenure while Director. Speaker(s): Edmund C. Moy & John Mercanti.
Topic: Numismatics
United States Mint Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Design Competition.
Topics: Coins, US Mint
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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With John Bremer, Nancy Case, Greg Dunnam, Arnold Miniman, and Bernie Ososky. Membership in the Florida United Numismatists offers collectors and dealers many benefits. Learn why being part of a coin club is an important part of being in the hobby. Speaker: David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com, Interviewer.
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Self proclaimed "monetary architect" and convicted felon Bernard Von NotHaus is considered a hero by some people for his stance on monetary issues. His crime was the creation of a one ounce silver unit called a "Liberty Dollar" that attracted the attention of the US government. After a lengthy trial Bernard was convicted of making and using counterfeit money and sentenced to 15 years in prison. While awaiting his sentencing Bernard shares his story and his perspective of...
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Alvin Stern is a professional coin appraiser. He talks about what is involved. Speaker(s): Alvin Stern.
Topic: Numismatics
Perkins School for the Blind
- Perkins School for the Blind
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A 38 minute long, color film that chronicles the changes that have taken place at Perkins as the school has adapted to meet the needs of multiply handicapped pupils. It includes examples of the curriculum, including an individualized approach with the goal for maximum independence.
Topic: Perkins
Newman Numismatic Portal
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David Lisot, Interviewer, CoinTelevision.com, with Bobby Avena, Dennis Baker, Carl Bombara, Douglas Daniels, Silvano DiGenova, Vince Falcone, Ron Gillio, John & Sandie & Gulde, Brian Hendelson, Robert Higgins, Marlene Highfill, Don Kagin, Kurt Mease Jeff Rayden, Simone Rayden, Doug Sharpe, Dawn Ungar, Bernice Ungar, and Jeff Wuller. Selby Ungar was known as the “King of Carson City Silver Dollars." He was Vice-President of the National Silver Dollar Roundtable and friend to many...
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Ed Trompeter assembled a collection of U.S. gold that included every proof gold coin in the "Red Book" except the 1858 Double Eagle. His collection included an Ultra High Relief, all the gold Stellas, the Amazonian gold pattern set, and many other incredible gold rarities. David Lisot interviewed Mr. Trompeter about his life and his collection only five months before he passed away in March 1992 He created a video called U.S. Proof Gold Coin Highlights. See this video and hear...
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Thanks so much for being a part of the Treasure Town and greater coin YouTube community. As a thank you to my subscribers I'm going to give away an 1877-S Trade Dollar. Additionally, I will also give away a $10 roll of new Cumberland Gap (I misspoke in the video) Quarters, which was a gift from JBCOINSINC.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- Treasure Town (Christian Hartch)
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An interesting eBay unboxing of a yellow 'Flat Pack' Proof Set from 1962. The 1962 Proof Set was opened but the coins were untouched, though there was some spotting/toning/gunk on the Franklin Half Dollar. Overall, I'd recommend one of these sets if you're putting together a nice-coins type set.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- Treasure Town (Christian Hartch)
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Unboxing a 1976 U.S. Silver Bicentennial Set. It features 3 40% silver quarters that are in uncirculated condition with a certificate of authenticity as well as a nice envelope. I'm adding to my silver stores and doing this to complete my DANSCO 7070 set.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- Treasure Town (Christian Hartch)
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After a little while of no coin roll hunting, I finally got around to doing another box. I was looking for wheaties, a proof (like in the last box), and Indian Head pennies. I ended up having a pretty solid run! Apologies since around 0:59 I messed up with the audio :( As always, please like, subscribe, and comment on the video! Points System: Canadian - 1 PT 2009 - 1 PT Other Foreign - 2 PTS 1964-Older Canadian - 3 PTS Dime - 4 PTS 1940-1958 Wheat Penny - 5 PTS Proof - 6 PTS 1932-Older Foreign...
Topic: Numismatics
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- Treasure Town (Christian Hartch)
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This is my coins worth money series that runs either every week or every other week highlighting a different coin you may find in pocket change or in a collection worth money. Whether it's an error dime, variety dime, or key date dime, the dimes worth money are often worth big money - and I'm here to show you what to look for via a discussion of where the error or variety is on the coin and then close up pictures of it. If you watch, you may find dimes worth big money after cherrypicking. This...
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- Treasure Town (Christian Hartch)
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Coin roll hunting through a box of pennies for Wheat Pennies, Indian Head Pennies, Flying Eagle Cents, and more. We are using Quin's Coins point-tracking system.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Please like, comment, and subscribe. It keeps you updated on the channel & encourages me to keep producing!
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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SUNDMAN LECTURE SERIES Max Spiegel is a prolific author and former ANA Young Numismatist of the Year. For three decades wampum circulated alongside gold and silver coins in Massachusetts Bay. Its widespread use in the colony arose from both necessity and a desire for quick profits from the fur trade. Governor William Bradford's warning turned out to be a remarkably accurate prediction, and wampum's rapid rise was followed by its sudden fall and disappearance. Speaker: Max Spiegel.
Topic: Numismatics
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- Treasure Town (Christian Hartch)
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I want to grow the coin community on YouTube and I think this is one way to do it! This video is about five coin related or affiliated channels that I'd like to pay some attention to and recommend as ones to watch in April 2018. A new monthly series I'm releasing, if you'd like to be featured in an upcoming one let me know (or if you think someone else deserves it as well!!!) Lots of cool channels to check out like Bill J, American Abroad Collecting Currency Abroad, Giovanni Soto,...
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Former football great and coin collector Greg Bingham shares his strategies for building a world-class coin collection. He discusses many of the issues that collectors must face to deal with the current market in numismatics. Speaker: Greg Bingham.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Welcome to another episode in my World Coin Wednesday series, a group of videos where we unbox a half pound of mixed foreign and world coins from all over the world! For this series, I bought some world coin lots and then paid extra to supplement it with a better mix... and it certainly has been showing! There has been a good amount of silver, older foreign coins, and really cool countries that I haven't seen coins from before. Hope you enjoy this series of videos as much as I did while I was...
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Learn how coins are graded. Speaker(s): Rick Montgomery.
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- Treasure Town (Christian Hartch)
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Recently I had a chance to pick up a 1974 40% Eisenhower Blue Ike Envelope from my local coin shop and I plan on including it in my DANSCO 7070 Type Set. I decided to make an informative video on the values of Eisenhower dollars - whether they are silver Eisenhower dollars, clad Eisenhower dollars, proof Eisenhower dollars, or anything else. I also identify how to tell if the Eisenhower Dollar is silver or not - there is the rim test, which is pretty definitive, and there is also a weight test....
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- Kristen Naylor
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Using the USB Digital Microscope, the doubling of this coin variety is clearly pointed out when compared to a normal coin (note the extra tree).
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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This talk deals with chopmarks ? the merchant countermarks stamped on the trade coins used in China (and other parts of Asia) from 1650 to 1935. Colin will be introducing the history of these countermarks, the Chopmark Collectors Club and his new book, Chopmarked Coins ? A History. Speaker(s): Colin James Gullberg.
Topic: Numismatics
WLP Collected Documentaries
- Open Society Institute (Soros Foundation)-Russia; Gender Policy Institute
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This documentary explores the situation of Ukrainian women in the post-Soviet era. It focuses on the social expectations of women farmers. Gender Montage is a series of nine films from nine countries that explores the state of women in the Post-Soviet era. In some places women are impelled merely to get used to the new economic realities, while in other places, their lives are in permanent danger. Almost nowhere do societies wish to listen to their voices when they speak about their realities....
Topics: Women -- Social conditions, Women's leadership, Ukraine
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Wilmington, DE Coin Club presentation by Kenny Sammut.
Topics: Numismatics, U.S. Mint
"A candid film report on the present status and the future of the food processing industry in North Carolina and its relationship and influence on farming and industry in the State. Spokesmen representing farmers, housewives, restaurant owners, supermarket operators, managers of food processing plants, etc., point out new opportunities for specialization and diversification in farms throughout North Carolina. Some of the pitfalls and the need for "know-how" are also...
Topics: Agriculture, Factories, Food Processing, Meat Industry, Supermarkets, Farmers, Dairy Farming,...
Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr., a New York Times best-selling author on President Abraham Lincoln, presents the 2011 R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture.
Topics: Abraham Lincoln, R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture
Lincoln Programs at the Allen County Public Library
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He was born in Kentucky and started his professional life in Illinois, but Abraham Lincoln spent his boyhood, 1816 to 1830, in Indiana. Learn more about these years in Lincoln's life as William Bartelt presents the 2014 Rolland Lecture "Reflections of Lincoln's Youth in Indiana."
Topics: Abraham Lincoln, Rolland Lecture Series, Lincoln, Abraham-- 1809-1865 -- Childhood and youth
Newman Numismatic Portal
- Kristen Naylor
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Five doubled die quarters, including KENC 25c 2013-P NV DDR-001, KENC 25c 2016-P WV DDR-017, KENC 25c 2005-P MN DDR-011, KENC 25c 2016-P WV DDR-057, and KENC 25c 2007-P UT DDR-008.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Mr. Pobjoy, Chairman of Pobjoy Mint Ltd. presents a colorful behind-the-scenes look at Europe's oldest and largest private mint, and reveals how the popular gold and silver Cat Coins, first introduced in 1988, are produced for the Isle of Man. Speaker(s): Derek C. Pobjoy.
Newman Numismatic Portal
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- David Lisot Video Library
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First directory in 1998 of membership First medal for sale 1955 Metals used: bronze, silver 18K & Coin gold 25 year medal in sliver 50 year medal in gold 60 year medal in electrum, but stopped in 1998, only 94 made membership medal with railroad track design how to tell the originals mintages the different medals Speaker(s): David Sklow.
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Jim was the Young Numismatist of the Year in the 1980's and is currently a senior numismatist at Heritage Numismatic Auctions. This presentation is a timely update on how any collector or investor of coins can and should safeguard his holdings. Based on a book written by Steve Ivy and James Halperin, two of the most successful numismatists in business today. Speaker(s): James Stoutjesdyk.
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Born and raised in St. Augustine, Florida, Edward is a retired Professional Engineer presently living in Jacksonville. Married with 5 children, 14 grandchildren and member of TAMS and Florida Token Society. Mr. Joyce presents an overview of various tokens used by merchants, lumber companies, dairies, turpentine companies, transportation and others in the State of Florida. Speaker(s): Edward R. Joyce.
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Clifford ended up as president of Krause. He shares the story. Speaker(s): Clifford Mishler.
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- David Lisot Video Library
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Ken's "Consumer Alert" column has been the most widely read feature in The Numismatist for the past 16 years. His presentation highlights some of the most bizarre scams and the true bargains he has seen in the numismatic marketplace. In this lecture-only video you will learn about: * Ken's column in The Numismatist * Where he gets ideas for his articles * How his stories focus on exposing abusive practices * The importance of reading books and become knowledgeable * How the column...
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Author of the standard reference book for this series, David features recent discoveries and topics of current interest in the field of Biblical and ancient Jewish coins. In this video with slides you will see and learn about: * The earliest documented coin collection from 150 AD * Fake and forgeries of Biblical coins * Story of the Bar Kochba revolt told through the discovery of coin hoards * A collection of 19 coins discovered in a Herodian lamp that included Roman aureii and denarii as well...
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- David Lisot Video Library
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Conspiracy, intrigue, usurpation civil war-even murder, perhaps. These are the hallmarks of the two centuries following Norman Conquest of England in 1066; succession by second sons, by claimants who did not have the best or most legitimate claim, territories lost and regained. In this video with slides you will see and learn about: * How Edward the Confessor, Harold II, and William all played a role in the Norman conquest of England in 1066 * William II who followed in 1087 and later died...
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- David Lisot Video Library
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This presentation challenges the conventional idea of when the Mott Token was struck and who struck it. In this video you will see and learn about: * Definition of a Hard Times Token * Actual years the Mott token may have been struck * Different types of planchets used * That this token was once thought to be a counterfeit * Difficulties explaining the minting process * How a pocket watch helped answer some difficult questions * Mott's true identity and why the token was misattributed for years...
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- David Lisot Video Library
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Alaska has a rich and interesting numismatic history, unlike any other part of the United States. From becoming a Czarist Russian territory in 1867, to the gold rush era, and finally statehood in 1959, Alaska's numismatic history is a combination of many different peoples and events over the past 220 years. This presentation talks about and shows the five periods of Alaska and an overview of the state including: * #1 Russian-American: 1784 - 1867, examples of medium of trade like seal skin...
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- David Lisot Video Library
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Radford Stearns is LM 930 of the ANA. He is a compulsive Exhibitor and won the Howland Wood award in 1976. He served as Assistant General Chairman for Atlanta's ANA in 1977, was General Chairman in 1987 and Exhibit Chairman. In 610 CE, Byzantine Emperor Heraclius liberated the Empire from the tyranny of Emperor Focas which established a dynasty that would last for over 1000 years. During that period many coins were issued that had a wealth of Christian symbolism. Radford discusses the coins...
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- David Lisot Video Library
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John and Nancy Wilson have been involved in numismatics for decades. They both have been involved in numerous coin clubs and organizations and been exhibitors at coin shows around the country. In their years of involvement they have met most of the important people in numismatics. In this video they reminisce about some of the luminaries they have met through collecting and traveling. Speaker(s): John & Nancy Wilson.
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Tacoma-Lakewood Coin Club Leaders of one of the most successful coin clubs in the Pacific Northwest share techniques about how to create and maintain a local numismatic organization. The Tacoma-Lakewood Coin Club dates back many years and uses methods that have proven themselves overtime to get members and keep them coming. In this presentation you will learn: * David Schmidt tells the history of the club and an overview of why clubs are important and what makes an effective club * Eric Holcomb...
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Alan Herbert has been involved in the numismatic hobby for decades. As a columnist for Krause Publications he has addressed many of the issues about which many coin collectors ponder. In this video he discusses some of the most frequently asked questions about numismatics including: * How he became involved in numismatics and was one of the first to use computers * His columns for major coin publications * How technology helps collectors and research * Rotated dies and how they occur * The...
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Joseph E. Boling An autobiographical monologue about a collector's life filled with organizational and avocational interests-an intersection of theater and numismatics. In this entertaining presentation you will hear and see: * the genesis of the story topic * Joe's story of his life in the military * his involvement in theater * his worldly travels including Morocco and Japan * examples of his lifelong collecting * the results of 28 years in the military, marriage, and children * what causes a...
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- David Lisot Video Library
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Lincoln Cents offers more opportunities for collectors to cherrypick than any other series due to the sheer numbers of repunched mintmarks, doubled dies and other varieties including many that can still be found in circulation. Sol Taylor has studied this series and shares what to look for. Speaker(s): Dr. Sol Taylor.
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Few men can boast the achievements of Alan Herbert as a personality in the coin collecting hobby. His involvement in numismatics began in 1968 and continues to the present. He has been a researcher, speaker, writer and celebrity in numismatics. He was one of the first to champion computers and the new technology. His articles have appeared and continue to do so in many of the major publications. In the lecture video you will learn: * how he became known as the "Answer Man" * his first...
Newman Numismatic Portal
- David Lisot Video Library
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Candidates vy for leadership of America's largest coin collector organization. Speaker(s): Candidates for Office.
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- David Lisot Video Library
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Early banking in Maryland was very difficult. The lack of federal and state laws for banks made it easy for fraud. Banks opened, took deposits and many managers ran off with the the gold. You will learn * The first bank in Baltimore to fail and what caused it * More financial institution failures including Patapsco Savings Fund, Baltimore Bank Note, City Trust Savings, City of Baltimore, Mayor and City Council, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company, * Economics of the time and how cotton was so...
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- David Lisot Video Library
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With Mark Borckardt, John Dannreuther, Beth Deisher, Bette Givens, Ryan Givens, Paul Montgomery, Ray Knight, Cheryl Myers, Gary Myers The story of the discovery of the lost 1913 Nickel is a fascinating and still unfolding story. You will hear the story of legendary collector George Walton who owned one of the original five nickels. You will meet members of his family and hear from the numismatists and journalists who helped "rediscover" this important part of numismatics that was lost...
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Women in Numismatics (WIN) Symposium Barbara Gregory has been the editor of the American Numismatic Association's monthly publication, "Numismatist", for over 20 years. During that time she has seen many changes in the hobby and in the ANA. In this lecture only presentation you will learn: * story of George Heath * evolution of the ANA publication * past editors * the magazine production process and introduction of new technologies * drama when the name of the magazine was changed...
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- David Lisot Video Library
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Arthur M. Fitts III, is a long-time ANA member, former ANA Governor and Museum Curator. A popular Summer Seminar instructor, Arthur specializes in the coinage of Great Britain. In this lecture with slides presentation he addresses how do kings die? In their sleep like the rest of us? By heart attacks, auto accidents, or might their dying be more befitting their exalted status, their influence, wealth and power? Discover if there are more sinister, dramatic, or even traumatic ways for the noble...
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The Silver Ingot of 1869 Maynard Sundman Lecture Series Fred Holabird is a professional mining geologist who spent more than thirty years in the mining business, primarily in gold production. Holabird used historical research in the discovery of two open pit gold mines he later managed. He has published numerous professional papers on new methodology in gold fingerprinting, ingot research and mining history subjects. In this lecture with PowerPoint presentation you will see and learn about: *...